Das Ende der Nacht: Lichtsmog: Gefahren - Perspektiven - by Thomas Posch,Franz Hölker,Thomas Uhlmann,Anja Freyhoff

By Thomas Posch,Franz Hölker,Thomas Uhlmann,Anja Freyhoff

each urban dweller is familiar with that we're seeing fewer stars at evening as a result of expanding volume of synthetic lighting fixtures. yet that's simply the top of the iceberg, so far as the lack of traditional nocturnal darkness is worried. people and animals world wide are actually struggling with the disrupted rhythm of day and evening because of severe lights at evening. In people this may bring about affliction and elevated tension. Hitherto purely recognized to specialists, this booklet is the 1st to comprehensively deal with the full phenomenon of sunshine pollutants.
Richly illustrated utilizing strange photographs taken from the television documentation "The darkish part of sunshine" via Anja Freyhoff and Thomas Uhlmann, this booklet is for somebody drawn to a harmonious coexistence among people and nature and a fit work/life rhythm.

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The Moon in Close-up: A Next Generation Astronomer's Guide by John Wilkinson

By John Wilkinson

details gathered by means of fresh house probes despatched to discover the Moon by way of the us, the ecu area company, Japan, China and India has replaced our wisdom and knowing of the Moon, fairly its geology, because the Apollo missions. This publication offers these findings in a fashion that may be welcomed by means of novice astronomers, scholars, educators and a person drawn to the Moon. more suitable through many color pictures, it combines newly received clinical realizing with distinct descriptions and labelled photographic maps of the lunar floor. Guided through commentary equipment defined within the booklet and 17 research components provided and punctiliously defined within the final bankruptcy, novice astronomers can discover those positive factors from Earth utilizing telescopes and binoculars. Readers who seek advice the photographic maps will achieve a greater realizing in regards to the Moon’s topography and geology. The ebook is rounded out by way of a worthy glossary.

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An Introduction to Distance Measurement in Astronomy by Richard de Grijs

By Richard de Grijs

Distance decision is a necessary process in astronomy, and is in short lined in such a lot textbooks on astrophysics and cosmology. it really is hardly ever lined as a coherent subject in its personal correct. whilst it really is mentioned the technique is often very dry, splitting the educating into, for instance, stars, galaxies and cosmologies, and for that reason, books lack intensity and are infrequently accomplished.

Adopting a distinct and fascinating method of the topic An creation to distance dimension in Astronomy will take the reader on a trip from the sunlight neighbourhood to the sting of the Universe, discussing the variety of distance measurements tools at the way.  The e-book will concentrate on the physical methods discussing homes that underlie every one approach, instead of simply proposing a suite of techniques.

As good as supplying the main compressive account of distance measurements thus far, the booklet will use the typical subject matter of distance size to impart easy options suitable to a wide selection of components in astronomy/astrophysics.

The e-book will supply an up-to-date account of the growth made in a great number of subfields in astrophysics, resulting in stronger distance estimates quite targeting the underlying physics.  also it is going to illustrate the pitfalls in those parts and talk about the influence of the remainder uncertainties within the whole knowing of the Universes at huge. for this reason the publication won't simply offer a entire research of distance dimension, but additionally contain many contemporary advances in astrophysics.

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Some Aspects of the Formation of the Solar System by Vsevolod N. Anfilogov,Yurij V. Khachay

By Vsevolod N. Anfilogov,Yurij V. Khachay

This e-book is dedicated to the issues that ensue while trying to comprehend and build a concise illustration of the unique stipulations, composition and dynamics of the evolution of the Earth-Moon method within the shape during which it truly is visible this present day. This volume will maybe give a contribution to a greater knowing of what's essential to examine the dynamics of the sunlight system.

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Tools of Radio Astronomy (Astronomy and Astrophysics by Thomas L. Wilson,Kristen Rohlfs,Susanne Hüttemeister

By Thomas L. Wilson,Kristen Rohlfs,Susanne Hüttemeister

This sixth version of “Tools of Radio Astronomy”, the main used introductory textual content in radio astronomy, has been revised to mirror the present nation of this crucial department of astronomy. This contains using satellites, low radio frequencies, the millimeter/sub-mm universe, the Cosmic Microwave historical past and the elevated value of mm/sub-mm dirt emission.

Several derivations and shows of technical elements of radio astronomy and receivers, resembling receiver noise, the Hertz dipole and  beam forming were up to date, elevated, re-worked or complemented through substitute derivations. those mirror advances in expertise.

The wider bandwidths of the Jansky-VLA and lengthy wave arrays reminiscent of LOFAR and mm/sub-mm arrays comparable to ALMA required a selection of the dialogue of interferometers and aperture synthesis. advancements in information relief algorithms were incorporated.

As due to the the massive quantity of information gathered long ago twenty years, the dialogue of sun procedure radio astronomy, dirt emission, and radio supernovae has been revisited.

The chapters on spectral line emission were up to date to hide measurements of the impartial hydrogen radiation from the early universe in addition to measurements with new amenities. equally the dialogue of molecules in interstellar house has been accelerated to incorporate the molecular and dirt emission from protostars and extremely chilly areas.

Several labored examples were further within the parts of  fundamental physics, corresponding to pulsars.

Both scholars and working towards astronomers will enjoy this new updated variation of instruments of Radio Astronomy.

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Quirky Sides of Scientists: True Tales of Ingenuity and by David R Topper

By David R Topper

These old narratives of clinical habit display the usually irrational manner scientists arrive at and investigate their theories. There are tales of Einstein’s stubbornness prime him to reject an accurate interpretation of an test and pass over an immense deduction from his personal concept, and Newton lacking the $64000 deduction from one among his so much celebrated discoveries. This enlightening publication truly demonstrates that the best minds all through heritage arrived at their well-known medical theories in very unorganized methods they usually usually didn't comprehend the importance and implications in their personal work.

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Plaidoyer pour réconcilier les sciences et la culture (Le by Claudie Haigneré

By Claudie Haigneré

De grandes figures de los angeles technological know-how et de los angeles philosophie se mobilisent pour une nouvelle alliance entre les sciences et l. a. culture : Michel Serres, Étienne Klein, Jean-Pierre Luminet, Éric Lambin, Nicole Le Douarin, Henri Korn, Jean-Claude Ameisen, Gilles Dowek, Jean-Pierre Bourguignon, Jean-Gabriel Ganascia, Pierre Léna, Jean-Marc Lévy-Leblond, Bernard Stiegler, Edgar Morin.
Lancé à l’initiative de Claudie Haigneré, présidente d’Universcience, voici un plaidoyer pour réinstaller les sciences au cœur de l. a. culture.

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Quirky Quarks: Mit Cartoons durch die unglaubliche Welt der by Boris Lemmer,Benjamin Bahr,Rina Piccolo

By Boris Lemmer,Benjamin Bahr,Rina Piccolo

Ihr mögt Quantenphysik, Kosmologie und den Humor der Serie The tremendous Bang Theory? Ihr seid auf der Suche nach einer lustigen, unkomplizierten Erklärung für die Physik, die hinter Zeitreisen, Wurmlöchern, Antimaterie und Dunkler Energie steckt? All das – und noch viel mehr – findet ihr in diesem mit Comics und Fakten gefüllten Buch. 
Quirky Quarks bietet euch:
  • Die größten Mysterien unseres Universums, erklärt durch die neuesten wissenschaftlichen Erkenntnisse in einer allgemein verständlichen Sprache. 
  • Jede Menge Cartoons, Comics und Humor.
  • Einen unkomplizierten Einblick in die oft recht strange Natur der Realität. 
Beim Lesen werdet ihr sehen, dass knallharte Wissenschaft auch verständlich ist, ohne dass einem gleich der Kopf platzt.
Egal ob für Schüler, Lehrer, Physiker oder einfach Liebhaber des Kuriosen: Dieses Buch liefert euch auf eingängige artwork physikalische Erkenntnisse in einer bezaubernden und unterhaltsamen Comic-Welt, die von zwei Hunden, einer Katze und einigen sehr komischen Quarks bewohnt wird.
Mit top-aktuellen, wissenschaftlich-fundierten Beiträgen von Boris Lemmer und Benjamin Bahr, sowie Zeichnungen der Karikaturistin Rina Piccolo, ist dieses Buch die kurzweiligste wissenschaftliche Lektüre, die es auf dem Markt gibt.

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Jenseits von Einsteins Universum: Von der by Rüdiger Vaas

By Rüdiger Vaas

Sie wurde tausendfach geprüft und immer genauer bestätigt: Einsteins revolutionäre Relativitätstheorie gilt als ein Fundament der heutigen Physik. Ihre Entdeckungsgeschichte ist spannender als ein Krimi, und ihre Konsequenzen haben das Verständnis der Natur radikal verändert. Mit der Entdeckung der Gravitationswellen wurde sie jetzt erneut glänzend bestätigt. Trotz ihrer Erfolgsgeschichte wird die Theorie der gekrümmten Raumzeit aber zunehmend in Frage gestellt. Denn aktuelle Erkenntnisse über den Urknall, Schwarze Löcher und die kosmische Dynamik sowie die Suche nach der Weltformel zeigen: Es muss eine Wirklichkeit jenseits von Einsteins Universum geben.

Stark erweiterte Neuausgabe zur epochalen Entdeckung von Gravitationswellen!

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